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ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:30am EDT
overnight, but early this morning. so abc 2 news education reporter sherree johnson is at our live desk this morning with more on who's open and who's not. sheree. >>reporter: well, megan and charley, yes, sandy's torrential rains and strong winds caused serious damage up and down the east coast, from flash flooding to destroyed buildings, this storm has had an impact on our area and some area schools are closed this morning because of those power outages, and we just received a few calls into our newsroom. we'll start with baltimore city. now, baltimore city schools are closed today. the district office is open and essential staff must report to work. baltimore city schools schools hope to reopen by tomorrow. hartford county schools are closed. 18 baltimore county schools are closed, 17 anne arundel county schools are closed. all other schools are open two hours late for staff. one school in cecil county is closed. you can head to our website at abc2news.com for a complete list of the schools that are closed today. this story is in our slide show and, you know, parents can also si
KOFY
Oct 31, 2012 11:30am PDT
bullying. jeanie saunders, safety manager for the alameda county office of education. i just want to start quickly. you were bullied yourself? >> i was. it goes back to that experience, i can still think of the words that the students used to bully me. i talk with other adults. >> cheryl: so it lasts a long time? >> it does. >> cheryl: you are committed to this issue. what are school administrators doing? >> school administrators start by creating policies. having clear and consistent policies and procedures for bullying. it's really the best way to start the conversation. you have to have students understand what the school's stance is on bullying. to talk about bullying and studentsnow what to do when they are bullied and they know how to report. >> cheryl: how do teachers identify bullying? how does that work? >> teachers need to be trained to identify bullying. i think sometimes people think bullying is just teasing go and rite of passage and it's okay to bully. we need to understand the convinces of bullying. it's beyond teasing, it is repeated and intentional and involves a balance o
MSNBC
Oct 29, 2012 2:00pm EDT
back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >>> the dramatic scene this morning in freeport on new york's long island where firefighters battled a house fire as floodwaters from hurricane sandy started to pour into the town. those firefighters were knee-deep in water as you see from the pibts. thankfully no injuries reported there. more than 45,000 without power in that area of new york. mara skav camp powe joins. are most heeding that evacuation order snoo the reason officials address the message so s
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 2:00pm EDT
challenges to meet. children to educate. a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now.
CBS
Oct 27, 2012 11:35pm PDT
on education in california. >> reporter: one of the largest supporters, the california teachers association. meanwhile, the small business action committee has raised more than $7 million to fight it. and rival proposition 38 would raise taxes for all californians with money going to schools. chairman of the california republican party tells me he's confident 30 will fail. >> raising taxes even higher in california will drive away more jobs and will collect less money over time if this passed than more. >> i think it's going to be a tough battle. the governor certainly is out there stumping for the measure. i think you're going to start to see support climb. >> reporter: prop 32 meanwhile, would ban unions from using payroll-deducted funds for political purposes. the democrats were urging voters to vote no on that today and its approval currently sits at just 39%. >>> a check on bay area headlines. two 14-year-old boys have been injured after being hit by a car in a crosswalk. it happened in front of an elementary school. police say the driver is a 92- year-old man. one boy was
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
forward to educate our kids and take all our workers and create new jobs and rebuild infrastructure. >> reporter: today both sides will wait for the monthly jobs report watching to see if the rate goes up or down. in september the jobless number dropped from 8.1% to 7.8%. that's lowest figure in nearly three years what it was when president obama took office. both sides spun the data. >> aid rehypedder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> we can do better. we don't have to stay on path we have been on. >> reporter: expect it to become a talking point on the trail that will be winding through the main battleground states in the days ahead. romney and the president are visiting 7 states today through sunday romney's campaign says the traditionally democratic state of pennsylvania is in play and announced the candidate will stop there sunday. the obama campaign is calling that an act of desperation. team romney said they are on the offensive and look at an extended map. most everything between now and election day will have heated back and forth exchanges including t
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
states and education levels and gender. >> let's talk about the psyc psychology of it. are people looking at the numbers and measures how they feel? whatever the case, they're measures how they feel at their home right now. >> absolutely. it's a good media story to talk about the number that changes month to month. oh, my god the unemployment rate is 7.9%. do i have a job that pays enough? do i have several part-time jobs? will i find one if i lose one? that's what matters at an individual level. >> we know how that factor into who the public will vote for on tuesday. who makes me feel more comfortable about my future. >> what's odd about this is you think those areas hurting the most would be most likely to blame washington and president obama. they're most likely to vote democratic. people who do not have jobs who are struggling and not earning sufficient income seem much more likely to gravitate toward a party with a safety net. people who have jobs and are doing well are more likely to be skeptical of government activity. >> thank you very much. it's the final 100 hours of the
MSNBC
Oct 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. there are still challenges to meet. children to educate. a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> welcome back. in the past hour we found out the new york stock exchange will re-open tomorrow after being closed for the past two days as a result the of the damage caused by sandy. in the meantime the storm could delay the release of the final jobs report before election day. the labor department officials say they're hopeful they can release that final report as scheduled on friday. cnbc's scott kohn joins me live from lower manhattan. >> the better news is the stock exchange will re-open tomorrow? >> reporter: that's right. that was important for the a number of reasons. the new york stock exchange hasn't closed two days in a row for weather since 1888. they do not like to close the exchange for an extended period ever. the other issue is tomorrow is the last day of the month. it's very important that they get trades in at the end of the month. it's also the end of the year for
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
state department of education. it happened that 83% of those whschool. that was in 2007 and 2008, graduating in 2011. the report also says that the dropout rate in the state fell slightly from 12% to 11%. >> time now for a check on your weather. we're going to send it over to meteorologist lynette charles. i know a lot of people are hoping for a sigh of relief. it would be nice to see dry weather. >> we're starting to improve conditions, and kids going back to school, so we have to get them on the bus for today. when doing so, it is going to be chilly just like yesterday. yesterday, today the exact same for the most part. let's talk about the temperatures this morning, make sure you bundle those kids up. 43 degrees chilly and the chill will continue into the afternoon with that temperature coming in at 54 degrees once they get out of school. look at the seven-day forecast because the breezes will continue today and also
MSNBC
Nov 1, 2012 11:00am PDT
are humming again. there are still challenges to meet. children to educate. a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. president obama: i'm barack obama and...
KICU
Oct 28, 2012 1:30am PDT
public funds to promote proposition 30 ... which would raise some taxes to fund education. update news tim vantress is looking into the controversy and has a live report ... tim. it's election season, and professors have to be careful when speaking about issues on the ballot. the state university system is already on notice. ">>>students are seen on campus promoting election campaigns virtually every day. herlinda aguirre, president, students for quality education: "we have a possibility, we have a viable opportunity to make a stop to this cut for this year." sometimes, even teachers join them . . . . . . but not while they are on the job. c-s-u monterey bay is being sued for this very reason. the howard jarvis taxpayers association claims a teacher sent an e-mail advocating proposition 30 with a university-given address. larry carr: (associate vp of public affairs): "as state employees, we are not allowed to use state resources for political purposes." associate vice president of public affairs larry carr says when elections roll around, teachers have to be extra careful. even us
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
education the civil rights shall you of our day. how would you address it. >> no, i don't agree. even though education isen inher right right, the government has failed to provide it. i believe that the current system that's in place is not working. we need to look at new and inventive ideas and some of the ideas such as looking further into private schools and into charter schools, spending and most importantly allowing parents to choose which school that their children go to instead of being restricted by location, and, timely, i would eliminate the department of education and block grant funds drctsly to the state. >> all right. what do we do with afghanistan? what is the end game? >> i think the game is over. i think we need to bring our troops home, not just from afghanistan and iraq but all around the world. i don't believe that america can -- we can no longer be the world's police force. we need to bring our troops home and concentrate on protecting us at home. >>> is the healthcare reform act really the answer? it's the landmark for pob and mitt romney said he will repea
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
issue or we are just tinkering. >> you brought up children education as a big issue. do you agree with a recent argument that it's a civil rights issue? . i do believe it's a right for us to be educated. it's not a right to demand education from another person. i can't go to you and say i demand you give me education. that's a -- that's not quite -- a civil right as it is something we need to address as a people and as a nation. it is important. i was listening to a speaker who stated that when the -- the department of education was created we were the number one nation for education in the world. now we are down to like in the 20e. that's staggering. the first thing we need to fix is go back to the constitution which doesn't allow for department of education. now this would then put it back on the states to allow what goes on but for me, i believe that the parents and the teachers should have the most -- the largest say in what goes on with the students and how the money goes. this is how we should address at the lowest level instead of top down type of government controlling regulati
LINKTV
Nov 2, 2012 11:30am PDT
are two measures that would raise money for education and money in education is in dire straits. it's okay to vote for both. i also do support gross receipts. and i'm a small business person, and i wanted to let you all know that i have done sort of looked what i pay now $9,000. i have seven employees and i pay $9,000 a year and i will pay $750. so for small businesses the gross receipts actually does help and does not put the burden on the little guy and it is progressive and so it does become progressively as you make more money. many one concern with small businesses there are businesses out there that have a lot of gross receipts, but they have no profit. and this is something that the only thing that concerns about those two things. finally i would be okay with reinstating the vehicle license fee at the levels it was before. >> thank you. candidate john rizzo, who could not join us tonight said in response to the survey that his "top policy objective was better management of the city." if the city's growing liabilities outpace revenue, what poorly managed programs could be reform
NBC
Nov 3, 2012 8:00pm PDT
house. >>> it's expected to raise about $6 billion to help close and help fund education. there are mixed feelings about the plan. >> what they're going to do is use the money they would have had to use to fund education this year and spend that on other projects they want to use tax increase for. >> we stand for school and the future. that's why proposition 30 will have a strong win on tuesday. >> proposition 30 faces challenges from rival proposition 38. >>> fire at an apartment complex has forced ten people out of their homes tonight. fire officials say the damage could have been worse if it weren't for the quick thinking of workers on a nearby barge. this was sent to us by viewers. a barge that was doing some dredging work in the area sprayed water onto the flames until the firefighters arrived. no one was hurt and it was likely sparked by barbecue materials left on the deck overnight. >>> coming up next on nbc bay area news, the giants season may be over but that didn't stop thousands of people from converging in at&t park. 30 lucky fans got their hand s n a piece of history to
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
state's education system. if the governor's tax increase measure goes down in defeat. coming up, not one but two different class schedules. the uncertain future facing students at one bay area community college and why it depends what happens election day. >> bart leaders showed off a milestone today in the warm springs extension project. here's an underground look as they walked the subway tunnel this morning. the new section runs under lake elizabeth and will eventually reach san jose. the bart station is expected to open in the fall of 2015. >> several bay area hospitals are teaming up with local farmers to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to improve hospital food. thousands of pounds of fresh produce. the executive chef tells the business times the healthy eating program is expected to expand each growing season. >> chevron is making a multi- million dollar commitment. not to refurbish refineries. the political cost the bay area's biggest oil producer is backing. >> back here, fog free along the coast. this weekend is going to be warmer. we'll also look at detroit weather f
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 4:00am PDT
homeless runners get $2,500 to help with housing, education and employment. >> it gives me a great deal of surprise to know i'm doing something positive. >> reporter: 2400 homeless have become runners. 602 found jobs. 401 housing. 537 have enrolled in education or job training. >> because of my dad, because of his struggles the only reason i ever even gave a damn about those guys on the corner and i thought what am i supposed to do with my life. >> reporter: next year her mission will spread to austin, texas and the west coast. jim axelrod, cbs news, new york. >>> coming up after your local news on cbs "this morning" full coverage of hurricane sandy as it gets to make landfall. live reports from the east coast. plus we'll hear from the head of fema on what people need to do keep themselves safe and what to do as thousands of flights and trains are cancelled. that's later on cbs "this morning." that will do it for the morning news for this very busy morning. i'm terrell brown in new york. take care, everybody. have a great day. in new york. take care, everybody. ,,,,,, 10/29/12 >>>
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
election websites. >> it's to educate our students more and to tie them to technology. >> reporter: of the 1.4 million people who use the state's new online voter registration system about half of them were younger voters. maureen naylor, ktvu news. >>> a college education without the tuition. >> it's like coming out west in the gold rush. there's this big area who are trying to get in and we have no idea where it's going to go. >> the new trend in education and why some students feel cheated. >> at 10:45, sending supplies to areas hit hard by sandy. the big mobilization effort at travis. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. heading into the holidays you look for the best deals. that's why we give you real big club card deals each week. right now, get a super low price on tide, $10.99 for 100 ounces. 12 rolls of bounty are $11.99. that's a dollar a roll! and charmin is $11.99 for 30 rolls. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> get ahead with a college education
KICU
Nov 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
election websites. >> it's to educate our students more and to tie them to technology. >> reporter: of the 1.4 million people who use the state's new online voter registration system about half of them were younger voters. maureen naylor, ktvu news. >>> a college education without the tuition. >> it's like coming out west in the gold rush. there's this big area who are trying to get in and we have no idea where it's going to go. >> the new trend in education >>> get ahead with a college education for the cost of an internet connection. in tonight's special report the growing availability of college classes you can take for free. as ktvu's tara moriarty says some students say it's unfair. >> reporter: a very crowded class on intelligence. but you can take it for free on the worldwide web. >> no money investment, all you invest is your time and you get a lot for it. >> reporter: 40-year-old tamir durebstein got a call after he completed six online courses in six months. >> the thing about tech here in the valley is that no one really paying too much attention on credentialing. people are
NBC
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
promises to go into the state's education trust fund but whether or not it will increase how much money the state spends on education is in dispute. >> our education fund is not going to be expanded. it can't be expanded according to law unless they put provisions in the bill to make those changes and they have not done that. >> meanwhile, on saturday, leaders of maryland's police and fire unions endorsed question 7. one of those leaders said, "all of us in public safety know we have been struggling with staffing needs in recent years. this is a common sense initiative that will generate additional revenues for our state and prince george's county." under current law, maryland casinos must close at 2:00 a.m. on week nights and 4:00 a.m. on weekends. if question 7 passes, casinos can stay open 24 hours. estimates show that will increase total revenue by nearly $40 million in the next fiscal year. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> prince george's county democrats have chosen a replacement for outgoing delegate tiffany alston. on thursday, it was ruled that alston must be removed from office
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
money will go to education. >> the battle over the expansion of gambling has become the most expensive campaign in maryland history. more than $70 million has been spent. $35 million by the pennsylvania gaming company which operates casinos in west virginia and northern maryland and $35 million by mgm which wants to open a casino at national harbor. >> there's a lot of money in it. the people who stand to gain quite a bit. >> you have to accompany spending. the money. if their shareholders want them to go ahead. >> they certainly have. compare that to the $11 million total spent on the 2010 maryland gov.'s race. >> this is a stunning amount of cash. >> donald kennel thinks the spending may be clouding the debate. >> the question has to do with how much you think about gambling and how much cash is coming from out of state to shapes the way voters will respond? >> at this early voting center what we heard was even though this spending on the campaign has been historic, their focus has been not on the dollars but rather on the issues. >> the money on the campaigning is wasted. i did not
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
studdy. educate us more about the garcinia cambogia. what makes it so special? >> there's a lot of expensive supplements out there for weight loss. what i love about this is it's one of the least expensive out there for people to use and it's been shown in studies to increase weight loss two to three times what people would lose with just diet and exercise alone and they've been able to isolate the compound and put it into a capsule. >> i'm stunned i hadn't hearned of this. it comes from the tamarind fruit. it's a fruit used in chutney sauces, soup preparations, there are a lot of traditional medisin -- medicinal uses for it so it's been around a long time and that makes me comfortable about its safety. go through the weight loss with me. how much could the average woman lose in a month, say? >> about four pounds. but i'm a big proponent of healthy weight loss and people will actually lose two or three times more if they do that with the supplement. there is an increase in serotonin. it helps manage the stress hormone cortisol so a lot of times patients notice an -- a decrease in t
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 9:00am EDT
catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. imillion dollars for marylanded one hundred schools.ty... question seven will double it. rushern baker: question seven will add table games and... a new casino, generating millions of dollars... every year, without raising taxes. leggett: and audits will ensure the money goes... where it's supposed to. more jobs, and millions for schools. baker: question seven will be good for our kids... our teachers, and our schools. leggett: keep maryland money in maryland. baker: please vote for question seven. leggett: vote for question seven. >>> hurricane sandy trying to regain some strength before dumping inches of rain on to the east coast, it did regain some strength overnight. the storm's track could be shifting a bit. we're going to check in with tucker in just a few moments. >>> a view of the storm from space shows just how huge it is, cameras on the international space station caught the immense sides last thursday over the bahamas.
KRON
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
chance between two different measures giving more to education. proposition 13 is backed by jerry brown today he is back in the bay area during last- minute campaigning. dan kerman. >> the keys for proposition 30 is crystal clear. the case. invest in the california dream and keep the creativity and innovation alive. expand, and intensify. >> with just days to go governor jerry brown was before the board in san francisco. supporting proposition dirty the temporary tax increase for education. he says the choice is simple. >> money into the schools and colleges and pour out. in or out, yes or no. there is no middle. >> most of the audience seemed to support it proposition 3 is by no means a sure thing. they are inclined to vote that is down from 51%. in the september it was mid-50s range in the summer. >> the current polls show support has dropped over time he says there is still a chance proposition dirty can pass. >> the poll findings showing that it is possibly not on a downward track but he does have 14 percent undecided. really, he just test to attract 2-3% on his side. proposit
CSPAN
Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
weeks in santa fe, new mexico. an educational two weeks for a child. [inaudible] >> if you are not for others, no one will be for you. if you are for others, you will be for you. now or never. i would say the relevancy to you, because giving is probably not something you can afford to do now. you are in a competitive world today. one of the things you should do is hopefully you want to add your own initiatives. at a minimum to improve your stance in the world is to try to find community activities that you can get back to to distinguish your resume from the next person. it is people like me are getting resumes every day in this difficult economic environment. from high class standing people. 800 sats, they are looking for jobs. what you have to do is find a hook on your resume and show a high sense of community service. when i interview people, basically, the desire and commitment to be the best, a strong work ethic. here i am introducing a legend. you know, the legends do something different. you know, these are some of the characteristics. you can get help from the university. if
FOX
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
on people earning more than $250,000 a year. if it fails it would trigger education cuts. a new school and 48% of voters say they will vote yes on proposition 30 down 4 -- 54% on proposition 30. now the poll shows support for molly's alternative proposition 28 and that's down 46% from july. several will vote no on that one and 48% say they are undecided. san francisco police are releasing photos of people suspecting photos right after the giant's world series. they hope somebody out there can identify the men involved and they are wearing giants outfits and number one you can see they are smoking a cigarette. they arrested gregory tyler in a van rich case and cell phone videos show him smashing the windshield of that muni bus. 22 were taken into custody going into a giant celebration and more than half were arrested for public clung endest. the giants are picking up the tab. workers schedules were also changed to cut down on overtime. >>> many fans have heeded the warnings to take mass transit and they are recording mass transit and they carried 55 3,000 passengers shattering th
KRON
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
gunfire. >> these streets.. continue to need more resources to education, family resources. >> this is the eighth homicide compared to five this point last year. we will take a break it is 4:38. this live look from the east coast this is the kennedy space center in florida. space shuttle atlantis is on its way to its new home at the museum right near the specisection of t museum. it is in >> there is some national news new information about the september terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. which left four americans dead. a senior u.s. intelligence official tells cnn that there was a 25 minute gap between the initialed call for help from the consulate and officers are riding in the u.s. mission. officials say the officers used those 25 minutes to get weapons loaded into vehicles while others were on the phone try to get local militias with heavier weapons to help. the new information comes in response to a new report that said officers on the ground were ordered to stand down during the attack. u.s. officials say that is simply not true. the latest on a new agreem
KICU
Nov 4, 2012 1:30am PDT
prop 30. >> we don't want to see any further cuts to education. we want to reinvest in california and our state and reclaim the american dream. >> they're pushing hard to sway voters in its direction. >> california board of education says prop 30 provides no guarantee of new money for new schools. no on prop 30. we'll never know where the moneo es. >> but what role will young people play in this election? there are nearly 50 million young people in the u.s. between 18 and 29. kevin moore says voting at any age is important. >> voting is very important for everybody because we supposedly live in a democracy but if people don't vote then there's no democracy. >> 61% of young americans are registered to vote. caroline says voting simply slipped her mind. >> mainly because i didn't have the time and i was just, yeah, busy. it wasn't in my mind at all. >> what were you busy with? >> school. most busy with school. >> young people feel their voices won't make a difference. cheyenne says it isn't the case for her. >> if everybody had that opinion then nobody would show up to difference an
NBC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. apparently it was a face to face educational message views among the orthodox jews. researchers say the outbreak indicates how close repeated contact with an affected person can overwhelm the vaccine. most of those infected have been properly vaccinated. the risk may be higher when the exposure dose is large or intensely transmitted. it may explain why it tends to be less effective. finally, trends in death rates for children who have diabetes. by be struck by over half in 2008 from 2.6 9 million in the '60s. better treatment may be responsible for that drop. the largest decline was seen in kids under the age of 10 but there has been a slight increase in diabetes-related death among teenagers since the late 1980's. that includes types 1 and 2 diabetes. doppler check out the and switch over to the computer. you will see what is happening on the radar screen as far as the scattered showers go in our area. looks like that is locked up as well. a look at the future cast for the region as we head into the next few days. it looks like it may well be a factor in the weather for the next couple
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 1:05am PDT
theaters on friday. we just did a very, i think, educational segment that -- >> yeah. >> jimmy: it really will help people out. >> it shows you the ins and outs of being on the street. what can happen. >> jimmy: and you taught this to kevin. that is really -- >> lethal weapon right here. always in stealth mode. >> jimmy: where are you from, bas? >> originally from holland. >> jimmy: from holland, huh? that's something else. i wouldn't have imagined a man of your violence and caliber being from a gentle windmill-like country. >> well, that's what they think. there's also heineken. >> jimmy: right. so, tell us about this movie. i've seen the movie, but tell the folks in the audience. >> i play, kind of like a lackluster biology teacher who gets inspired because they're going -- suffering cuts in the school and losing the music program, which is taught by henry winkler -- the awesome henry winkler. >> jimmy: the fonz. >> the fonz. [ cheers and applause ] >> the greatest -- nicest man alive. >> jimmy: definitely. and the fonz. >> that's all you have to say. you carry that with you. i try to f
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the zoo needs more money. >> to operate the zoo. to provide educational programs and make sure this stay as fordable to all elements of the community. >> it would impose a parcel tax on residential properties, $72 per nonpresident den yil parcel. >> we'll be looking at a three story center office, restaurant, gift shop. >> but opponents say it's not at all about the care and feeding of bears and other animals. but rather about the zoo's planned expansion into what is now the open spaces of the park. >> the measure is written there are large loophole as louing for money to be used for expansion. >> zoo officials insist none of the money would go to fund the expansion, it's going ahead even if the measure fails.. >> california project was approved and is moving forward. measure a one is not a referendum on nolan park. it's about needs at the zoo, today. >> gene gregory is a long time member of the zoo and a neighbor and frequent visitor to the open space area. >> i'm just not convinced that we need extra taxations to help feed animals at the zoo. >> it looks like darth vader is gettin
PBS
Nov 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
15,000 books. >> these students are part of an educational program run by the library. >> get close enough that you can see the handwritten text, and that you can see the hand-painted paintings that we were talking about. >> to illuminate manuscripts, the monks used many colors. but the most prized was gold. real gold. called gold leaf, it's even thinner than a leaf from a tree. >> you would have enough gold from that plum-sized nugget of gold to cover the floor of an entire tennis court. cool, right? that's how thin that gold is. >> while these students are getting their first look at illuminated manuscripts, these students are learning how they were made. >> basically, it's my first initial, and we got to design around our first initial. >> what you do is you blow your hot air onto the glue dots, and then you take the gold and you press it on. >> and then you get to use real gold and stick it on, and then you just have gold on your paper. it's really cool. >> what else is cool is the glue the monks used in the old days. it was made from fish guts. >> and everyone's gonna get an op
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 1:05am PDT
takes exploration and education. silvia is in her 70s, but she is not slowing down. she launched an alliance called mission blue to ignite public interest and save critical ocean habitat. >> now that we know, we can do better. we can take action. it will protect the plorocaucus and it will protect the ocean. it will actually protect human beings. >> well, the first step is just knowing. if you want to know more, we have links at abc7news.com under see it on tv. very interesting and very important. >> fascinating. >>> a new ad from president obama's campaign is raising highbrows tonight over its provocative phrasing. >> your first time shouldn't be with just anybody. you want to do it with a great guy. it should be a -- with a guy with beautiful -- somebody who really cares about and understands women. a guy who cares -- >> she is talking about voting for the first time. while some applaud the ad for clever word play, critics call it tasteless and inappropriate. mitt romney campaigned in ohio tonight, and he talked about the economy. >> these have been tough times to be middle class
CBS
Oct 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
education a real priority- with the funding, to our local schools and the accountability from our local schools... that we'll need to improve student learning in every classroom. so we can stay 47th... or we can choose proposition 38. i'm voting yes on 38... because it makes our children #1.
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
to meet. children to educate. a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. we had a good group of people. good group of employees out there. this was a booming place. and mitt romney and bain capital turned it in to a junk yard. i was suddenly, 60 years old. i had no health care. mainly i was thinking about my family. how am i going to take care of my family. he promised us the same things he's promising the united states. and he'll give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. anncr: priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. freight railroads plan to spend $23 billion on their network. that's like launching 4 mars rovers, 10 gps satellites, and 20 space shuttles ...all in one year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers. >>> welcome back. it's 7:30. these are live pictures over hoboken, new jersey, where they had some flooding and damage from superstorm sandy. many, many people had to be rescued out of their homes and businesses in the wake of the s
PBS
Nov 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
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CSPAN
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
months of being unemployed or the than formal education are presented with either the offer of a job, continuous education, apprenticeships. this'll be the support of the european social fund. we also introduce a framework to help young people and transitions for employment to work. we are taking these measures to prevent the lost generation in europe. honorable members, it is not just some jobs where we have to turn to reality. it is essential that by the end of this year, the agreement on the single supervisory for banks, but also a precondition for banks in the european stability mechanism. by reaching agreement on this, the european union has an opportunity to restore confidence in demonstrate capacity to take difficult decisions in times of crisis and to send a message of stability. it does not seize this moment and let it also be cleared reaching agreement on these issues is a fundamental precondition if you want to be credible in economic and monetary union. regarding the single supervisory mechanism for banks, without the ongoing process, the european council confirmed many o
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
troops. they see it as an opportunity to educate kids about tooth decay for parent as opportunity to get rid of some of that excess candy and spaour the troops at the same time for a list of dental offices taking part in the candy exchange go to abc7news.com. >>> next, good news for drivers at the gas pumps. bloomberg business report straight ahead. >>> president obama and mitt romney begin a last minute push today to sway voters. what a new poll reveals about the impact of superstorm candy. >>> pedal power at the stick, how the 49ers want to make it easier [ inaudible ] . good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >>> welcome back. here's a look at live doppler, drying trend for part s of the bay area north and peninsula drizzle main problem south bay and east b
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
the economy. it's about jobs. young people are graduating after investing so much in our education. young people are graduating and there are very few job opportunities for them. young people are ready to, we want to stand on our own 2 feet. we want to support ourselves. we want to be empowered. the way to do that is creating job opportunities and by getting young people jobs. >> what has mitt romney done to reach out to young voters? >> i think -- >> and has he been effective? >> yeah. mitt romney's message, along with paul ryan, who we have to remember is the first -- the first candidate on a presidential ticket born in the 1970s. he's pretty close to our age when you think about it. i think that's helpful. but i also think it's just message of being willing to make the tough choices necessary to get our country back on track. that's what young people want to see. we've heard enough empty promises from the obama ticket. we heard enough four years that haven't come to fruition. and that's why young people are looking at the republican ticket now. >> the last four years have been d
KRON
Nov 3, 2012 2:30pm PDT
president obama's "educate to innovate" initiative with the hopes of calling folks' attention to the need for more science, technology, engineering, and math education in the country. >> the challenge is issued every year to students and teachers. they're going after recognition and prizes like computer equipment. >> today, you know, you're still working on your game. you have, essentially, until thursday. >> for some students, the competition is an eye-opening experience. >> before this challenge, i didn't really like math or science. i thought they were kind of boring. >> once you get kids involved in creating games, they are learning s.t.e.m., but they're also learning a lot of other 21st-century skills, like leadership and teamwork, and they're getting critical thinking and all these other things that come along with it in that package. >> it's a team effort. students start by brainstorming concepts that would make a good game. >> and part of the process is that they have to come up with a design document first, where they basically map out the whole idea for the game and they ha
FOX News
Nov 3, 2012 10:00am PDT
the country. five points to expand, expanded education, ways to improve trade, crackdown on china, cut taxes and balance the budget and small business and makes the argument he has a record of that achievement mr. romney didn't match being in office-- mr. obama can't match being in the office virtually four years and he made the remarks in new hampshire and in ohio and by the estimates, 30,000 people in the crowd, by other estimates 20,000. and he'll come back to iowa to sleep and three hours in the sack another three or four states, all told about nine, excuse me, seven states and 13 events in the final 96 hours and actually now down about to 80. uma? >> an amazing schedule. it's unbelievable, the pace to keep up in the final days before the campaign. carl, i know you're going to be sticking with the romney campaign there all the way through, thank you for that update and we'll be checking back with you as we get closer to the election day. we'll take a quick break and when we come back, we'll talk to a key political observer about his thoughts on the the race and why he thinks t
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. adding up the damage in maryland.new information on the impact of sanny...tonight on fox 45 ews at five. 3 we have several school closings and delays to tell you aboou this morning. morning.harford county schools are closed oday... along with baltimore city schools.there are 18 baltimore county schools closeddbecause of power outages.all others will open oo time. time.there are alss 17 anne arundel county schools closed &pthis morning due to power outages.all other schools in the countt are opening two hours ate.in howard county... here weree10 schools ccosed.. but now it's just one...all others will open on time.check the tiiker at the bottom of your screen for specifics. 3 3 map liberty map 3 3 as power returns to resiients here in maryland....it sheds liggt on the damage andyyleft behind... froo flooded trees.megan gilliland is s..- streaming nowwin glen arm this morning whhre an elderly man says he's just lucky to bb ali
FOX
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. do you churn your own butter what? too? this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier sure does who are you? [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. ♪ ambiance [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. your head-start to home cooked. >>> a little head up for commuters this morning. amtrak canceled all service in the northeast for a second straight day due to sandy. this includes the region between boston and raleigh, north carolina and between the east coast and chicago, new orleans and florida. no decision has been made on when that service will be resumed. >>> well, the damage from sandy is still being assessed. g we are getting a number of reports of
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm PDT
a free pass to educators if something like this comes to their attention. >> some jurors told the judge they taught the defendant had the best of intentions but there was, quote, significant disagreement about whether she took the appropriate action. >> thank you. tonight the woman whose video helped convict ross mirkarimi of domestic violence is ending her long silence. she released a political ad today targeting san francisco supervisor christina alahi. her!&ixg reelection bid, now, te alahi cast one of the votes that kept mirkarimi in office. >> voters need to know what alahi did. i live in district five next door to a convicted batterer who is our sheriff because she thinks it's okay to abuse your wife and run a major law enforcement agency. i'm running for anyone on the ballot but christina alahi. >> the campaign issued a statement saying politicizing thisyid issue is silencing nlrvisors in a way that is dangerous. sheriff mirkarimi says the ads in his words reflects politics of retribution. >> county sheriffs are worried they may not have enough money to run jails. the probl
CBS
Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
housing, education and employment. >> it gives me a great sense of pride to know that i'm actually doing something positive with my life. >> reporter: so far 2,400 homeless have become runners. 602 have found jobs, 401 housing, 537 have enrolled in education or job training. >> because of my dad, because of his struggles, it is the only reason i ever even gave a damn about those guys on that corner. and i thought, this is what i am supposed to do with my life. >> reporter: next year mahlhum's mission will spread to austin, texas, and the west coast. >> jim axelrod, the cbs news, new york. >> glor: updating our top story now, the federal government is closing its offices in washington d.c. tomorrow because of hurricane sandy which is churning slowly northward 400 miles off north carolina tonight. it is expected to turn west toward the mid-atlantic states late tomorrow. more than 6,000 flights have been canceled so far. amtrak service is being canceled along the northeast corridor tomorrow. hundreds of thousands have been ordered to evacuate. ten states have declared a state of emergency.
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